Amendment

Amendment

  • Friendly amendment - In parliamentary procedure, a friendly amendment is an amendment to a motion under debate that is perceived by all parties as an enhancement to the original motion, often only as clarification of intent. However, these amendments are to be treated like other amendments.
  • Non-textual amendment - In legislatures, more commonly in parliaments, a non-textual amendment is an amendment that alters the meaning or scope of operation of a piece of legislation, but without changing the text. This is done by creating a provision that refers to another provision.
  • Second-degree amendment - In parliamentary procedure using Robert's Rules of Order, the wording of a motion could be changed by an amendment. This amendment is called a primary amendment, or first-degree amendment. A secondary amendment, or second-degree amendment is an amendment of an amendment.
  • Substitute amendment - In parliamentary procedure, a substitute amendment is an amendment that replaces a portion or all of the wording in a proposal.
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  • Contract law

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